The Variety of Variables Involved in Selling Your Business

Selling a business is more than a big decision, as it is also quite complex.  Finding the right buyer for a business is at the heart of the matter.  In the recent Forbes article, “Ready to Sell Your Business? Follow These 3 Tips to Find the Best Buyer,” author Serenity Gibbons outlines that selling a business is a multifaceted process with a lot of moving parts. A central variable for those looking to sell a business is to have a coherent and well thought out exit strategy in place.  She points out that at the top of your to-do list should be selling your business the right way, and that means having a great exit strategy in place.  In fact, many experts feel that you should have an exit strategy in place even when you first open your business. Another key variable to keep in mind is that, according to Gibbons, only an estimated 20% to 30% of businesses on the market actually find buyers.  This important fact means that business owners, who usually have a large percentage of their … [Read more...]

How Employees Factor into the Success of Your Business

Quality employees are essential for the long-term success and growth of any business, especially if it's located in Cincinnati, Ohio.  Many entrepreneurs learn this simple fact far too late.  Regardless of what kind of business you own, a handful of key employees can either make or break you.  Sadly, businesses have been destroyed by employees that don’t care, or even worse, are actually working to undermine the business that employs them.  In short, the more you evaluate your employees, the better off you and your business will be. Forbes’ article “Identifying Key Employees When Buying a Business”, from Richard Parker does a fine job in encouraging entrepreneurs to think more about how their employees impact their businesses and the importance of factoring in employees when considering the purchase of a business.  As Parker states, “One of the most important components when evaluating a business for sale is investigating its employees.”  This statement does not only apply to … [Read more...]

Find out what your business is worth

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Top 10 Business Trends That Will Drive Success In 2017

Top 10 Business Trends That Will Drive Success In 2017  1.  Subject Matter Experts Become The New Rainmakers Subject matter experts who understand and can help guide the sales process drive growth in top performing B2B companies. Crowdfunding Validates New Products When you think of crowdfunding, you might envision films or artisan leather wallets. To the surprise of many, globally crowdfunding is trending to surpass venture capital by the end of 2017. Sales And Content Marketing Become Fully Integrated As customers and buyers continue to do more online research, top performing organizations continue to integrate sales and content marketing. The goal is to ensure that when customers search for risks, challenges, and implementation strategies associated with your solutions, they will find your content to address their questions. Video Becomes Essential According to a recent Forbes study, video is becoming a critical source of information for … [Read more...]

FEATURED LISTING – Convenient Store Wholesale Distributor

FEATURED LISTING! Convenient Store Wholesale Distributor Convenient Store Wholesale Distributor ***Pre-Qualified for SBA Loan 7A Program! Customer Focus: -Serving Ohio, Indiana and Kentucky Region, with focus on Cincinnati, Centerville, Dayton, Columbus in Ohio, Eastern Indiana to Indianapolis, and Northern Kentucky, to Lexington area. Product Focus: -Convenient Stores, Gas Stations, Liquor Stores, Restaurants -Tobacco Products,  Food and Beverage, Novelty Items Key Strengths: -Consistently profitable, high volume business with tremendous upside potential for growth. -Direct Buy Agreements in place with five major cigar manufacturers, allows for increased discounts on tobacco products and other products sold by the same manufacturers, as well as attractive rebate deals for certain buys. -State of Ohio Cigarette Tax Stamping License since 2001, enables huge advantage over the competition. -State of Kentucky Cigarette Tax Stamping License … [Read more...]